• Team Upstate Karate

Stephen Thompson


From: Simpsonville, South Carolina, United States
Born: Feb 11, 1983
Height: 183cm
Weight: 77kg

Born on February 11, 1983, in Simpsonville, South Carolina, Stephen Thompson, affectionately known as “Wonderboy”, has been a standout figure in the world of mixed martial arts. Standing at 6’0″ and weighing 170 lbs, Thompson’s dynamic fighting style and impeccable technique have made him a fan favorite in the UFC’s welterweight division.

Training with Team Upstate Karate and Pitch Black MMA, Thompson has showcased his martial arts expertise in numerous bouts, accumulating a record of 17 wins. Of these victories, 8 were achieved by KO/TKO, accounting for 47% of his wins, 1 by submission, and 8 by decision. He has faced adversity with 6 losses, but each bout has been a learning experience for the “Wonderboy”.

Some of his recent fights include:

  • A victory against Kevin Holland in December 2022 via TKO due to corner stoppage.
  • A loss to Belal Muhammad in December 2021 by unanimous decision.
  • Another loss to Gilbert Burns in July 2021 by unanimous decision.
  • A win against Geoff Neal in December 2020, showcasing his striking skills and earning a unanimous decision.
  • Another impressive victory against Vicente Luque in November 2019 by unanimous decision.

Stephen Thompson’s journey in the MMA world is a testament to his dedication, resilience, and passion for the sport. With every fight, “Wonderboy” brings a combination of skill, strategy, and heart, solidifying his legacy as one of the premier fighters in the welterweight division.

This fighter profile was last checked and updated on: August 25, 2023